Socrates famously said, “Know thyself.” One of the best ways to know yourself is to understand your personality style. There are many personality assessments available, and you may have taken a few of these over the years. Some of the more popular ones include the Taylor Johnson Temperament Analysis and the DiSC Profile. But on this episode we’ll dive into a lesser-known tool for knowing yourself: the Enneagram.
The Enneagram (related to the Greek word for “nine”) is a system of understanding the nine interconnected personality types. In this episode I sit down to interview Terry Norris, the Community Care Pastor of Harvester Christian Church in St. Charles, Missouri. He is also licensed to administer and interpret Enneagram assessments. We discuss a range of topics related to artists, personalities, and spiritual growth.
What You’ll Learn in This Episode
- What the Enneagram is, and how it’s different than other personality tests.
- Why it’s important to understand your personality better.
- Where artists usually fit on the Enneagram.
- How to strike a balance between accepting who you are today and growing in your maturity.
- How you can take an Enneagram assessment.
Note: If you are interested in taking an Enneagram assessment, please contact Terry Norris at email@example.com.
Website: The Enneagram Institute
Book: Nine Lenses on the World: The Enneagram Perspective by Jerome Wagner
Book: Using the Enneagram in Prayer: A Contemplative Guide by Suzanne Zuercher
Book: Abandonment to Divine Providence by Jean-Pierre de Caussade
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